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​Yesterday marked the beginning of the competitive wrestling season.  Eight Banting students took part in a wrestling tournament at Pinetree Secondary, where they displayed immense class, sportsmanship, and ability.  We were the only middle school there, but still managed to take home a few medals.  Congratulations to all eight of you, and good luck to the two competitors who advanced to the Elite division competition today!


​Girl's group block 5 today will be cancelled, Ms. D'Amelio will do it next week.  Block 6 will be cancelled today too and Ms. D. will do it next week.  She is in a meeting today.



​If you have not picked up your magnets or your Christmas decorations outside of room 113 today.  Ms. D'Amelio will make them freebies on tomorrow.


​If you were a Library Assistant in term 1 please see Ms. Allan today at lunch to sign up for your pizza lunch.   If you don't come may not get any pizza on Monday. 


The Banting Red Team is full of entrepreneurs who have been busy creating cool products for you to buy!  Next Wednesday, come prepared with your pockets full of money so you can buy a Banting original.  Items being sold include stress balls, body scrubs, Christmas ornaments, backpack pins, slime, and many more!  Prices range from around $1 to $10.  This will be a great opportunity to do your Christmas shopping or to buy yourself a treat.  See you Wednesday!

Sorry ladies but, we will need to cancel the practice this Thursday due to the Band concert setup. We will practice next Tuesday and Thursday after school 3-415pm. 

Permission forms should be ready to go by Wednesday this week. Sorry for the delay.


Gr. 8 volleyball players from this past season - IT'S TIME! Monday, December 17th after school - GIRLS VOLLEYBALL TEAM vs. the BOYS VOLLEYBALL TEAM! Girls who were on the team and want to play next Monday, please let Ms. Ruhr know ASAP. Boys who were on the team, please let Ms. Chiew know ASAP. ​


​If you are a student interested in getting help for math.  Ms. D'Amelio would like you to give her your name in the office.  There is no charge for this tutoring and it will take place during the school day. 


​Please return you application for the yearbook before Friday. I would like to have one meeting before Christmas. 


​There will be a meeting for math tutors on Friday at nutbreak in room 113.



​Mr. Trask has a lot of volunteer hours - see him before school, nut break, lunch or after school


​Students we are encouraging you to bring in your two non-perishable items for families to have food over the holidays. The firefighters will be here on Dec. 20th to pick up food.

Let's not disappoint and so that Banting can help those less fortunate out at Christmas time.


​Please bring clean used towels, small blankets and dog and cat beds- and toys- to be donated to the Coquitlam Animal Shelter. There are boxes in room 201 and Ms. Enga's room 204. Last day for donations is December 14th. Thank you!


​Dear parents and students,

Please, record in your calendar that Friends of Simon will be off for the 6th and 10th of December due to the tutors taking exams. We wish them the best.

The tutoring program resumes on the 13th and will end on the 17th of December. Both of these days will be very delightful and celebratory.  Please, do not miss having fun activities  organized by your tutors before you leave for winter break. 

Ilona Palko

Youth Worker

Banting Middle

École Banting Middle School

820 Banting Drive, Coquitlam BC
V3J 4J4
604-939-9247 604-937-8041
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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